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Next Couch to 5k Begins March 22

We'll have an info meeting Saturday, March 22 at 9:00 am at the Trak Shak in Homewood. Our first group run and kickoff will be Monday, March 24 at 6 p.m. at Tin Roof on 7th Avenue South (2709 7th Ave. S).

Just $49 for all the tools and coaching you need to successfully run a 5k!

Watch Danny talk about how to prepare for the program.

Ready to Signup? Click the button below to enter your name and submit payment. Danny will email you to confirm your registration. Email Danny with questions.

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The South's most successful beginners running program.

What is Run University?

Run University is led by Coach Danny Haralson, a certified run coach who has been featured in numerous local and regional publications and in Runner’s World.  Look around to learn more about Danny's Couch to 5k Program and other great programs!

Run University- from Start to Finish!  

2014 Programs:

Couch to 5k Monday, March 24 for Girls on the Run 5k
Couch to 10k  Monday, August 25 for Vulcan Run
Couch to Half Marathon  Saturday, June 28 for Talladega Half Marathon (need a 3-4 mile base)


Run University offers a variety of training programs, including the popular "Couch to 5k" and "Couch to 10k" programs, along with personal and speed training.  The Run University approach teaches you to adapt to running gradually and gives you the tools to do so, successfully. With each new distance, you learn you can do things you never thought possible. 

The confidence grows each day, each week as you slowly, but consistently conquer ne w territory by going further and getting stronger until instead of why not me; you declare proudly – Yes, ME!

Run University is led by Coach Danny Haralson, an RRCA (Road Runner Clubs of America)-Certified Coach and an AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) Certified Personal Trainer. His Running 101 (Couch to 5k/10k) program is designed to for those who are new to running or returning to running--no matter the age, ability, prior experience, or speed. Danny has trained thousands of runners and turned non-runners into athletes.


Couch to 5k/10k
Join the popular Couch to 5k/10k Program.  All ages and fitness levels are welcome.  Email Danny for more information on the next group. Never run? Think you can’t run?  You can!

With the Couch to 5k/10k Program, you’ll gradually build up to a goal 5k (3.1 mile) or 10k (6.2 mile) race! The program includes the following:
• RRCA-Certified Coach and Certified Personal Trainer
• Couch to 5k/10k Training Plan/Schedule
• 3 organized group runs per week
• Regular motivational emails
• Tips on stretching, what to wear, preventing injury, and preparation

Ready to sign up? Click the "Pay Now" button and provide your name and email.

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Training for Speed, Form, Efficiency or Endurance

Danny’s Fast Trax Program is for the athlete who has been running for a minimum of 1 year who is interested in running stronger, setting PR’s, of perhaps qualifying for Boston. These goals may be accomplished through a custom-designed schedule including but not limited to, track work, hill work, tempo or pace runs depending on (and designed for) the specific goal. There's no charge for initial meetingand assessment; thereafter rates begin at $150.00 month.

Personal Training

Run University also offers personal training appointments for beginners as well as PR's (personal best), Boston Qualifiers, and Personal Training ('round' is NOT a shape!). Lose weight, get lean, and get in shape physically and cardio-wise with Danny or Micki.

 

 
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